Nicolas Santana Killed in Accident at State Hwy 78 in Fannin County, TX

January 16, 2023
Victim's Name(s)
Nicolas Santana
Type of Accident
Commercial Truck
Alcohol/Drugs Suspected

Where it Happened

State Hwy 78, Dallas, Fannin County, TX, USA

Additional Information

Investigating Officer or Authority
Texas Department of Public Safety
Vehicles Involved
Semi-Truck, Tractor
State Hwy 78
Injuries Sustained

Fatal injuries

Apparent/Alleged Cause of Accident

Tractor was hit by a semi-truck

What Happened

Texas Department of Public Safety officials have information on the crash that killed a man at State Hwy 78 in Fannin County, TX on January 16th, 2023. Police say the incident happened as a tractor towing a homemade trailer was headed southbound on Hwy 78. The truck was slowing to make a left turn when a semi-truck collided with the rear of the tractor. The collision ejected the driver, identified as 60-year-old Nicolas Santana, and caused fatal injuries. Additional information was not available.

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